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Power cut hits 120 Sheffield homes 

A power cut has hit 120 homes in Sheffield this afternoon.   The outage in Stannington Road, Stannington, was reported at just after 8.30am.  READ MORE: Gang follows man in car before jumping out and beating him in Sheffield street  READ MORE:...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster family set for sporty month to raise charity cash

A Doncaster family are set for a month of sporty challenges to raise cash for two separate charities. Aileen Murgatroyd and other members of her family will be taking part in a sky dive this weekend – and she is also aiming to walk or run 28 miles...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster family’s charity day thank you to hospital after teenage son’s cancer battle

A Doncaster family are set to raise cash for a children’s hospital which treated their teenage son for cancer. George Harrison, 14, underwent a lengthy cancer battle at Sheffield Children’s Hospital and is now in remission and as a thank you, a...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

‘No cars, no shopping, no TV, no phones:’ Nationwide Brexit Blackout protest planned

Campaigners demanding Brexit have called for a nationwide blackout – with no cars, shopping, TV, electricity or phones – to bring Parliament and the country to its knees. The ‘national strike’ has been organised for April 12 – the fresh deadline for...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

‘I can’t wait to see the back of football:’ Doncaster England star Danny Rose in fresh racism blast

Doncaster’s England footballer Danny Rose says he ‘can’t wait to see the back’ of football because of the levels of racism within the game. The Tottenham defender has spoken out after becoming frustrated at the lack of action taken against racist...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

These are some of the awful crimes being committed in South Yorkshire’s graveyards 

Criminals are using the area's graveyards as places to commit serious crimes such as sex attacks, assaults and theft as hundreds of offences have been reported to police in the last few years. South Yorkshire's churchyards should be reserved for quiet...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

This is what Sheffield people think about Magid Magid as his term as mayor comes to an end 

Sheffield residents have praised the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid as a 'hard act to follow' as his year in office nears its end.  Mr Magid revealed in February that he would be standing down as a ward councillor at the local elections in May in...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield gang who ‘followed man in car and beat him up’ still on the loose, say police 

A gang who followed a man in a car before jumping out and beating him to the ground on a dark Sheffield street are still being traced by police.   The 20-year-old victim was walking home after a night out in the early hours of the morning when a group...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

More drivers caught speeding in South Yorkshire, figures show

Police are catching more drivers speeding on roads in South Yorkshire, new data reveals. But the RAC Foundation warns that differing priorities among police forces lead to huge regional disparities in catching speeders. South Yorkshire Police detected...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster named one of worst places in country for millennials to live in

Doncaster has been named as one of the worst places in the UK for millennials to live and grow up in. The town was ranked 62 out of 63 UK towns and cities in a new study – and was one of three Yorkshire places to finish in the bottom five. The...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Gang follows man in car before jumping out and beating him in Sheffield street 

A mum has described how a gang of men followed her son in a car before jumping out and beating him to the ground on a dark Sheffield street. The 20-year-old victim was walking home after a night out in the early hours of the morning when a group of...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Fury as trees left to rot in Doncaster park chopped down by council

Volunteers at a Doncaster park have reacted with fury after discovering trees left rotting have been killed off – despite repeated requests to plant them. Members of Friends of Sandall Park volunteer group have blasted Doncaster Council after...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Don Your Way column: Why Doncaster’s new Wool Market is something to shout about

Unless you have been living in a cave, all talk in Doncaster this week has revolved around one thing. No, I'm not talking about the ongoing hell of the dreaded B word (I'm forever steering clear of that in this column) but instead the grand opening of...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield residents warned about threat to ‘disconnect internet’ that you could get at any time 

Sheffield residents are being warned about a scam in which people are being threatened with having their internet connection switched off.  Action Fraud, the Government’s national cybercrime reporting centre, said it has received more than 100 reports...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Tributes after death of former Doncaster Rovers striker

Tributes have been paid following the death of a former Doncaster Rovers striker. Reece Nicholson, who played for the club during the 1950s, died last month at the age of 82. Mr Nicholson, who lived in Wheatley Hills, played for Rovers between 1953...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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